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Fast Fried Rice

Categories: Vegetarian
Type: Side Dishes

This rice is microwaved, not fried, so it's low in fat and a healthier choice!

Serves: 6 servings


  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked instant rice
  • 11/2 cups hot tap water
  • 3/4 cup shredded carrots (about 2)
  • 1/4 cup green onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons margarine
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

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  1. Combine all ingredients in 2-quart casserole dish.
  2. Cover and microwave on medium-high for 6-8 minutes until rice is tender and water is absorbed.
  3. Remove from microwave. Let stand, covered, 5-7 minutes. Fluff with a fork before serving.

excerpted from:

From Quick Meals for Healthy Kids and Busy Parents. Copyright 1995 by Sandra K. Nissenberg, Margaret L. Bogle, and Audrey C. Wright. All rights reserved. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

To order this book visit www.wiley.com.

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